Be part of our brewery family! We have another great job opening for a Brewery Sales Representative. Please check out the tasks and requirements below before sending your resume and cover letter to jessica@waredacabrewing.com.
Job Summary: The Brewery Sales Representative is a dynamic member of the Waredaca Brewing Company (WBC) team with passion for craft beer and a strong interest in marketing and branding. The Brewery Representative is responsible for managing WBC’s Wholesale Market presence, brand awareness, product representation and sales at on and off-premise retail accounts, and at Festivals and events while working under the supervision of the ownership team. This is a commission based position.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)
Wholesale Market Management • Increase overall sales & consumption, brand presence & awareness in Maryland. • Promote WBC portfolio including promotion of new products and enhancing potential sales of existing products. • Plan and execute on and off premise promotions as required. • Represent WBC at various community events, festivals, markets etc. • Maintain ongoing positive interaction with decision makers at accounts for marketing, products, and events. • Achieve planned sales goals. • Develop new business and grow existing accounts and develop a plan to improve or establish business with such accounts. • Ensure all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages are maintained. • Track and monitor success of our products in accounts • Develop, manage, and execute marketing and brand awareness programs, including promotions, food pairings, tastings, and special events. • Organize and execute wait-staff/bartender educations, tastings, dinners & promotional events to promote new products or enhance potential sales of existing products. • Follow up at accounts to ensure our beers are properly labeled, stored and served to our standards. • Communicate with office regarding orders, trends, seasonal considerations and any sales related issues via weekly market visit recaps. • Complete and submit weekly work & travel logs, including reimbursable receipts.• Handle customer inquiries regarding product info and other questions. • Submit monthly reports to Sales Manager on performance.
Education and Experience: • Undergraduate degree preferred. • At least two years of sales or customer service experience in the alcoholic beverage industry • Track record of excellence in sales • Basic knowledge of beer offerings (flavors, ingredients, etc.) in order to answer questions from customers, as well as conduct tastings.
Special Requirements: • Must have ability and willingness to maintain flexible work schedules, as weekend and extended workdays are sometimes necessary. • Extensive Travel within central Maryland required. • Must have own vehicle, valid Driver's License, current insurance coverage and clean driving record. • Cicerone, or other Beer certification strongly preferred. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with customers, vendors, and coworkers in a professional manner. • Possess strong persuasion skills, time management skills and excellent organization and coordination skills. Able to manage priorities and routine functions effectively and efficiently • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and revenue goals. •This position requires the regular use of a computer/ipad, printer, copier, telephone, scanner, calculator, cash register/POS, draft box, kegs, portable draft systems Computer Software: Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Square, Ekos
Physical and Mental Requirements: • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and be occasionally able to move kegs which weigh close to 165 pounds.